Think Green 2016

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Objective

The purpose of this contest is to raise awareness of young people concerning the environmental impact of unsustainable consumption and the effects of such consumption on climate changes. Moreover, the Contest encourages proper behaviour of young people which should contribute to environmental protection and the promotion of the eco-civic spirit.

Theme

The participants must identify the problems faced by the environment due to unsustainable consumption and the effects of such consumption on climate change and they must show in a creative way how grown-ups can take actions which should protect the earth for future generations.

Participating countries

  • Bulgaria
  • Hungary
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom

Who can apply?

Elementary schools (1st to 4th grade or similar) and middle schools (5th to 8th grade or similar) from the participating countries. The project must be implemented in the applicant school and must be submitted by a teacher.

When?

The registration period starts on 6th of June 2016 and ends on 30th of September. The winners will be announced on 10th of October 2016.

How?

Create a project that will raise your students’ awareness towards the environmental problems you want to address. The projects can include a different range of activities and actions, such as: planting activities, creating & printing information materials about the environment (flyers, brochures etc.), creating a small park in the school yard, a vegetable garden, recycling activities etc.

Where?

Fill in the Application Form online and submit it: CLICK HERE
Please take into consideration that the Application Form cannot be saved and you will have to send it as soon as you fill it.

Prizes

6 prizes of 2.000 EUR each (one for each country). The prize will be used by each school to implement the winning project. The budget of the winning project may exceed 2.000 EUR but the difference has to be covered by the applicant.